Coming Soon March 2022

Certified Medical Assistant - JHC

Jamestown Healing Clinic (JHC) is accepting applications for a full-time Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) 

The JHC CMA is responsible for patient care under the direction of a physician, ARNP, PA-C or other licensed health care provider at the JHC. This position will work as part of a team for an integrated care clinic that combines primary care, dental, behavioral health, and opiate use disorder treatment.

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe has implemented COVID-19 safety measures to ensure the health and well-being of our employees, patients, Tribe, and vulnerable citizens of our community, which includes required masking regardless of vaccination status. All healthcare staff are required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination prior to starting their first day of employment.

As a Certified Medical Assistant, you will:
  • Provide all services as described in the American Association of Medical Assistants Occupational Analysis (AAMA) and skill sets
  • Room patients, obtain and document vitals, patient history if necessary, and chief complaint as directed by provider and clinic protocol
  • Maintain medical records to include scanning, recording, and updating information
  • Process orders, prescription requests, pre-certification or authorization of medications or procedures
  • Record patient charges as needed for electronic billing
  • Assist the provider with patient information pertaining to follow up care
  • Follow up on results of lab and radiology reports as directed by the provider
  • Provide laboratory and radiology preparation
  • Schedule diagnostic tests and referrals as needed
  • Under the supervision of a licensed clinician, perform procedures such as EKG, ear lavage, WAIVED lab tests, venipuncture, wound dressings
  • Give IM, Sub-Q, and nasal medications and immunizations as ordered
  • Inform, advise and make suggestions to supervisor about ideas to improve policies and procedures of behavioral health and related social and health service programs
  • Develop and maintain cooperative working relations with outside Federal, State and private agencies and funding sources
  • Recognize and respond appropriately to urgent/emergent situations per protocols
  • Maintain work area, exam rooms, supplies, medications, and immunizations
  • Perform basic triage per specific office protocol procedures
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with providers, staff, and management
  • Document work processes as required
What are the Required Qualifications for this position?
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of 1-2 years (4-6 quarters) of an accredited Medical Assistant Program
  • Basic First Aid/CPR from the American Heart Association
  • Maintain current Washington State Health Care Assistant certification at levels A, C and E
  • Experience in phlebotomy
  • Understands and adheres to state (RCW, WAC) and federal confidentiality regulations (42 CFR part 2)
  • Knowledge of medication administration procedures and processes
  • Knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 coding procedures and billing processes
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including effective verbal and written communication
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background investigation
  • Uphold all current vaccine requirements for employment
  • Ability to travel locally and regionally as assigned
  • Valid Washington State Drivers License
What are the Preferred Qualifications for this position?
  • CAAHEP or ABHES accredited medical assisting program or LPN program
  • Experience and knowledge of EPIC
  • Knowledge of Local, State, and Federal Laws and Regulations
  • Knowledge of office administrative operations, including personnel management, and compliance
  • Excellent organization skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Effective time management, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate initiative, work independently with little supervision
  • American Indian/Alaska Native preferences apply